To bear off

Definition of To bear off

To restrain; to keep from approach.
(Naut.) To remove to a distance; to keep clear from rubbing against anything; as, to bear off a blow; to bear off a boat.
To gain; to carry off, as a prize.
(Backgammon) To remove from the backgammon board into the home when the position of the piece and the dice provide the proper opportunity; - the goal of the game is to bear off all of one's men before the opponent.
(Naut.) to steer away, as from land.

See also: Bear Bear Bear Bear Bear

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To be up to
To be upon one's good behavior
To be upon the bones of
To be upsides with
To be well off
To be with child
To be without rebuke
To be wrapped up in
To bear a hand
To bear a loss
To bear against
To bear away
To bear away the bell
To bear back
To bear date
To bear down
To bear down upon
To bear in hand
To bear in mind
To bear in with
-To bear off-
To bear one hard
To bear out
To bear the bell
To bear up
To bear up to
To bear upon
To bear with
To beat a parley
To beat about
To beat about the bush
To beat down
To beat into
To beat off
To beat out
To beat out of
To beat the dust
To beat the hoof
To beat the rap
To beat the record
To beat the wing
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